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Re: NS: Pi day: Five tasty facts about the famous ratio

Post by Beyond » Fri Mar 14, 2014 11:32 pm

BMAONE23 wrote:I have a Chocolate Cream at home that is saying EAT ME
When i get close to almost any kind of edible pi pie, they just start shaking in their pans, because they know that getting eaten is a forgone conclusion. :chomp: :yes:
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Re: NS: Pi day: Five tasty facts about the famous ratio

Post by Beyond » Fri Mar 14, 2014 11:36 pm

BMAONE23 wrote:The flow of Pi
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http://mkweb.bcgsc.ca/pi/art/
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Re: NS: Pi day: Five tasty facts about the famous ratio

Post by MargaritaMc » Sat Mar 15, 2014 9:32 pm

That is beee-yooo-ti-fullll!!!
Thank you, Beyond. WHAT a wonderful find.
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Pi Day the NASA Way

Post by bystander » Mon Mar 14, 2016 2:42 pm

Pi Day the NASA Way
NASA | JPL-Caltech | 2016 Mar 09

Pi Day, the informal holiday beloved by math enthusiasts – and even by the math averse – is almost here! March 14 marks the yearly celebration of the mathematical constant (pi), which represents the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. More than just a number for mathematicians, pi has all sorts of applications in the real world, including on missions developed by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. And as a holiday that encourages more than a little creativity – whether it’s making pi-themed pies or reciting from memory as many of the never-ending decimals of pi as possible (the record is 70,030 digits) – it’s a great way to have fun and celebrate the M in STEM. ...
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Happy Rounded Pi Day

Post by bystander » Mon Mar 14, 2016 2:45 pm

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Re: Happy Pi Day

Post by Beyond » Mon Mar 14, 2016 4:06 pm

Pi day again, already? Geeze, I'm still 'round' from the last pi day. :lol2:
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Re: Happy Pi Day

Post by BMAONE23 » Mon Mar 14, 2016 7:10 pm

Hopefully we'll all be 'round for the next one too

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Re: Happy Pi Day

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Re: Happy Pi Day

Post by bystander » Wed Mar 14, 2018 2:46 pm

RIP Stephen Hawking (1942 Jan 08 - 2018 Mar 14)
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Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious. And however difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. It matters that you don't just give up.

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Re: Happy Pi Day

Post by neufer » Wed Mar 14, 2018 3:23 pm

bystander wrote:
Wed Mar 14, 2018 2:46 pm

RIP Stephen Hawking (1948[sic] Jan 08 - 2018 Mar 14)
Stephen Hawking wrote:
Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious. And however difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. It matters that you don't just give up.

BBC: Stephen Hawking: Visionary physicist dies aged 76
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<<Stephen William Hawking CH CBE FRS FRSA (8 January 1942 – 14 March 2018) was born on 8 January 1942 in Oxford to Frank (1905–1986) and Isobel Hawking (née Walker; 1915–2013). His mother was Scottish. Despite their families' financial constraints, both parents attended the University of Oxford, where Frank read medicine and Isobel read Philosophy, Politics and Economics. The two met shortly after the beginning of the Second World War at a medical research institute where Isobel was working as a secretary and Frank was working as a medical researcher. They lived in Highgate; but, as London was being bombed in those years, Isobel went to Oxford to give birth in greater safety. Hawking had two younger sisters, Philippa and Mary, and an adopted brother, Edward.>>
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Re: Happy Pi Day

Post by Ann » Sat Mar 17, 2018 6:56 pm

In Swedish, "pi" and "pie" are not pronounced the same way at all. Well, "pie" ("paj" in Swedish) is pronounced mostly the same way as in English, but the letter "pi" is pronounced "pee". (Yes. Then again, the Swedish equivalent of "pee" - which I'm not teaching you - is not pronounced like the letter pi.)

So anyway, a Swedish scientist tried to explain to Swedes why March 14 is "Pi Day". I liked it when he said that in order to celebrate Pi Day, you should eat "round food"! :D

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Re: Happy Pi Day

Post by neufer » Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:42 pm

Ann wrote:
Sat Mar 17, 2018 6:56 pm

So anyway, a Swedish scientist tried to explain to Swedes why March 14 is "Pi Day".
I liked it when he said that in order to celebrate Pi Day, you should eat "round food"! :D
  • Round :?:
I always thought that π are squared.
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